Victim Services Representative
Santa Cruz County
September 6, 2022
$4,864 – 6,151 / Month
Under general supervision, provide direct services to victims and witnesses of crime; establish and maintain working relationships with other criminal justice agencies and selective public and private human service agencies; provide information to victims and witnesses of crime about the criminal justice system; determine eligibility and monetary losses: conduct investigation and verification of the full range of Victims of Crime Compensation claims; and perform other work as required. The current vacancies are in the District Attorney’s Office Victim Services Unit. The ideal candidates are strong communicators, adaptable to change, appreciate diversity and work well in a team. The option for remote work may be available based on the type of work and operational needs, upon successful completion of probation. The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and CalPERS retirement benefits! Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, which included at least 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in criminology, corrections, social work, psychology, sociology or other closely related social/behavioral science field. AND One year of experience in providing counseling or assistance to individuals in an agency which provides direct human services to the public which included interviewing, casework or one year of experience in claims review. OR Two years of experience in providing counseling or assistance to individuals in an agency which provides direct human services to the public which included interviewing, casework or two years of experience in claims.
How to Apply:
Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.